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Resident Doctors Battle Medical Director Over Alleged Diversion of N280 Million

Resident Doctors Battle Medical Director Over Alleged Diversion of N280 Million

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The Association of Resident Doctors, ARD, at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State, has raised the alarm over an alleged diversion of N280.8 million credited to the hospital by the Federal Ministry of Finance for the payment of salary arrears. The arrears reportedly covered the ‘Skipping’ entitlements for 2016, a term used for entitled double promotions for resident doctors. According to the doctors, the Medical Director, Liasu Ahmed, had received the funds since March 2017, but had diverted the funds, stalling the payments despite several agitations by the doctors. The resident doctors and the hospital management had been embroiled in series of conflict particularly after a strike action by the doctors in August last year. But Mr. Ahmed denied the allegations, saying t